CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as U.S. Citigroup move hits banks

Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:10pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 27 (Reuters) - Toronto's main stock index retreated on Friday after three days of gains as the U.S. government's announcement that it will take an equity stake in Citigroup put pressure on the heavily weighted financial sector.

The S&P/TSX composite index .GSPTSE unofficially closed down 72.66 points, or 0.89 percent, at 8,114.16. (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; Editing by Peter Galloway)